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Healing Salves have been used to treat wounds and promote healing on every continent and by every culture for thousands of years. Even in modern medicine, different types of salves are used to treat burns (aloe based gels), keep infection down and promote healing (antibacterial ointments), and correct skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis). There are many uses were a salve will help heal and soothe skin conditions. Before all the chemicals were manufactured, people used simple base ingredients mixed with different leaves, flowers, and other parts of plants.
Thankfully, it is easier than ever to make your own healing salves. The availability of quality essential oils and base ingredients like coconut oil also makes experimenting a lot of fun! The best part is by making your own homeopathic remedies for sore muscles, dry, cracked heels, and antiseptic ointment (coconut oil is a natural antiseptic), you are getting a superior product for a mere fraction of the price.
You also get to control exactly how much of each ingredient is used and tailor them to suit your preferences. The possibilities are endless! Backdoor Survival goes into more detail and provides not only a recipe and how to guide on making your own healing salves, they also give examples of how it has helped them personally!
Read more here…DIY Miracle Healing Salve
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.